Tag: Dejan Kovacevic

Former GM Joe L. Brown dies

Dejan Kovacevic reports that Joe L. Brown, Pirates general manager from 1956 to 1976 and briefly in 1985, died yesterday afternoon. He was 91.

Pirates fire Kerrigan, Varsho

The Pirates fired pitching coach Joe Kerrigan and bench coach Gary Varsho this morning. Ray Searage will replace Kerrigan and Jeff Banister will replace Varsho.

Doumit returns from DL

The Pirates activated Ryan Doumit from the disabled list today. Erik Kratz was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis to make room for him on the roster.

Bucs claim Resop, Park

The Pirates have claimed right-handed pitchers Chris Resop and Chan Ho Park off waivers in an attempt to bolster a depleted bullpen. Steven Jackson was designated for assignment and Steve Pearce was placed on the 60-day disabled list to make room on the 40-man roster.

Bucs deal Lopez to Giants, Dotel to Dodgers

The Pirates traded reliever Javier Lopez to the Giants today for first baseman John Bowker and right-handed pitcher Joe Martinez. Both players will be assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis. The Bucs also dealt closer Octavio Dotel to the Dodgers for right-handed pitcher James McDonald and outfield prospect Andrew Lambo. The Pirates are paying Los Angeles $500,000. McDonald will join the major league team and Lambo will head to Double-A Altoona.

Pirates acquire Chris Snyder

The Pirates have acquired catcher Chris Snyder and a minor leaguer from the Diamondbacks. Arizona will receive D.J. Carrasco, Ryan Church and Bobby Crosby in the deal.

Gorkys Hernandez out 3-4 months with broken finger

Double-A prospect Gorkys Hernandez has been placed on the disabled list with a broken finger. Hernandez was hit by a pitch while attempting to bunt.

Doumit out after foul tip

Ryan Doumit is out of the lineup tonight after a foul tip struck his mask in last night's game. Erik Kratz will start in his place. Doumit may be available to pinch-hit.

Diego Moreno suspended

The Pirates have suspended Altoona closer Diego Moreno for "unprofessional conduct." No other details are known.

McCutchen day-to-day with shoulder injury

Andrew McCutchen left Sunday's game with a shoulder injury that he sustained while making a diving catch. He was officially diagnosed with a mildly sprained AC joint, which will likely keep him out of action for a few days. McCutchen will be reevaluated today, and the Pirates have not yet ruled him out for tonight's game.

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